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Founders Collegiate Debit Account.1 Student Banking has its perks.

Founders Collegiate Debit1

Founders Collegiate Debit Account is student checking with all the benefits of our Free Checking5 but with extra perks!

On top of your free Debit Card with every account and 24/7 account access with Founders Online and the Founders App, you get all of the following:

  • Access to over 30,000 surcharge free ATMs!6
  • ZERO balance requirements.
  • No Founders fees on foreign ATMs.7
  • $50 Loyalty Select Bonus1
  • Up to $125 in referral bonuses!8

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1 Must be 18 years or older to apply. $50 Loyalty Select Bonus requires enrollment in Founders Online and eStatements and ten qualifying transactions within 60 days of account opening. Qualifying transactions include, debit purchases, deposits and ACH transactions. Founders will deposit the Bonus into your Loyalty Select by the next business day after satisfying all requirements. One Bonus per member. This Bonus will result in interest income received from FFCU and we will be required to send you, and file with the IRS, a form 1099-INT (Interest Income) for the year in which you participate and are awarded this Bonus. You are responsible for any tax liability related to participating in the offer/program. Please consult your personal tax advisor if you have any questions about how this could affect your taxes. If you do not have a Loyalty Select, if eligible, one will be opened for you. The account ownership will mirror your primary savings account. For full terms, conditions, and qualifications regarding Loyalty Select, visit foundersfcu.com/loyalty-products-terms-and-conditions. Members with a negative account balance or loans 60 days or greater past due at a time the bonus criteria are met will be ineligible for the bonus at that time and it cannot be earned at a later date. Account will convert to a regular Founders account four years after account opening and will be subject to the terms and conditions, including foreign ATM fees, outlined in the Membership Agreement and Disclosures for all regular accounts. One four-year term per member. Members with an existing checking account, excluding Fresh Start Checking, may have the account converted to the Collegiate Debit account for qualified members and will maintain the same ownership. Members’ accounts not in good standing, as defined in the Membership Agreement and Disclosures, may convert to a regular checking account or be closed.
2 Your first card is free. Replacement card fee is $7.00 per card.
3 Only Checking Accounts that have the option to receive a Debit Card qualify for the Edge Up program and all account types may not be eligible. ATM or cash back purchases, Debit Card credits, checks, ACH, certain online transactions, disputed transactions and other non-Debit Card transactions may not qualify. Edge Up transfers to a Loyalty Select Account are limited to $100.00 per month per Loyalty Select Account. The Credit Union reserves the right to cancel or modify the Edge Up program at any time. For more information, please visit foundersfcu.com/edge-up. For a complete list of terms, conditions and qualifications, please call 1-800-845-1614 or go to foundersfcu.com/loyalty-products-terms-and-conditions.
4 Only eligible consumer Checking Accounts that have the option to receive a Debit Card qualify for the Debit Boost program and all account types may not be eligible. ATM transactions, Debit Card credits, checks, ACH, disputed transactions and other non-Debit Card transactions may not qualify. Monthly spend-to-points conversions are limited to a maximum of 100 per month. The Credit union reserves the right to cancel or modify the Debit Boost program at any time. or more information visit foundersfcu.com/debit-boost. For a complete list of terms, conditions and qualifications, please call 1-800-845-1614 or go to foundersfcu.com/loyalty-products-terms-and-conditions.
5 Requires credit evaluation. Teens under the age of 18 are required to have an adult sign as joint owner. Accounts without eStatements will be charged $2 for periodic statements by mail. Free checking does not apply to Fresh Start Checking.
6 Surcharge fees may apply when Founders Visa Debit or ATM Card is used outside of the CO-OP ATM network or at foreign ATMs.
7 Members may be liable for non-Founders FCU foreign ATM fees.
8 Limit of five referrals per member. Referred person cannot have a member relationship with Founders and must meet the $50 Loyalty Select Bonus criteria for Collegiate Debit for referring member to receive the referral bonus. Referral terms and conditions, including termination of the referral program, are subject to change without notice. The value of the referral bonuses may result in miscellaneous income received from FFCU and we may be required to send you, and file with the IRS, a form 1099-MISC (Miscellaneous Income) for the year in which you participate and are awarded the referral bonuses. You are responsible for any tax liability related to participating in the offer/program. Please consult your personal tax advisor if you have any questions about how this could affect your taxes.

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